The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 568 682 726
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 402 311 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 362 260 230
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99119 108062 116837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83362 88174 94782
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +89 397 £52,500 +5.00% 32
London +79 220 £55,000 - 15
South East +63 107 £50,000 +11.11% 8
City of London +73 52 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Hampshire +30 28 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Berkshire +23 28 £56,000 +12.00% 3
East of England +18 25 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire +19 24 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Yorkshire +18 21 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Leeds +1 18 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Canary Wharf - 18 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire +32 16 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Southampton - 13 £40,000 - 1
Reading +19 12 £60,000 +33.33% 1
High Wycombe +9 12 £50,000 -16.66%
Surrey -14 12 £43,750 -12.50%
Oxfordshire - 11 £55,000 -
Cambridge +6 10 £46,250 +5.71% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £46,250 +5.71% 2
Kent -8 10 £42,500 -10.52%
Hertfordshire +28 9 £45,000 +34.32% 2
Maidstone +10 8 £42,500 +107.31%
Bracknell 0 8 £56,000 +40.00% 1
North West +1 6 £44,250 -15.71% 1
South West 0 6 £56,500 +19.57%
Basingstoke - 6 £42,500 - 1
Essex +11 5 £42,500 -15.00%
West Midlands -11 5 £38,500 -31.25% 1
Slough - 5 £50,000 - 1
Watford - 5 £45,000 -

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 613 (84.55%) Network Security
2 579 (79.86%) Cisco
3 556 (76.69%) Firewall
4 459 (63.31%) Cisco Certification
5 365 (50.34%) CheckPoint
6 324 (44.69%) CCNP
7 313 (43.17%) Cisco ASA
8 242 (33.38%) Juniper
9 236 (32.55%) VPN
9 236 (32.55%) Palo Alto
10 232 (32.00%) F5
11 218 (30.07%) CCNA
12 201 (27.72%) WAN
13 185 (25.52%) LAN
14 140 (19.31%) CCIE
15 121 (16.69%) MPLS
16 120 (16.55%) BGP
17 112 (15.45%) SIEM
18 109 (15.03%) CCSE
19 104 (14.34%) OSPF
20 103 (14.21%) Wireless
21 98 (13.52%) Cisco Nexus
22 97 (13.38%) TCP/IP
23 84 (11.59%) Degree
24 78 (10.76%) CCSA
25 77 (10.62%) HP
26 76 (10.48%) Cisco PIX
27 72 (9.93%) Riverbed
28 70 (9.66%) SolarWinds
28 70 (9.66%) Data Centre

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (2.76%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (0.83%) IIS
4 3 (0.41%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.69%) MS Office
3 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.69%) Office 365
4 3 (0.41%) SaaS
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) IaaS
5 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 613 (84.55%) Network Security
2 556 (76.69%) Firewall
3 313 (43.17%) Cisco ASA
4 236 (32.55%) VPN
5 201 (27.72%) WAN
6 185 (25.52%) LAN
7 121 (16.69%) MPLS
8 120 (16.55%) BGP
9 104 (14.34%) OSPF
10 103 (14.21%) Wireless
11 98 (13.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 97 (13.38%) TCP/IP
13 76 (10.48%) Cisco PIX
14 68 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 58 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
16 55 (7.59%) SSL
17 53 (7.31%) DNS
18 46 (6.34%) EIGRP
18 46 (6.34%) IPsec
19 45 (6.21%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.14%) Hudson
General
1 68 (9.38%) Finance
2 63 (8.69%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.52%) Banking
4 16 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.38%) Online Betting
6 7 (0.97%) Games
6 7 (0.97%) Law
6 7 (0.97%) Legal
6 7 (0.97%) Retail
7 5 (0.69%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.55%) Advertising
9 3 (0.41%) Publishing
10 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.41%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.69%) Web Services
2 5 (0.69%) XML
3 4 (0.55%) JSON
3 4 (0.55%) REST
3 4 (0.55%) SOAP
4 1 (0.14%) CGI
4 1 (0.14%) Middleware
4 1 (0.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.66%) Data Centre
2 66 (9.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 42 (5.79%) RSA SecurID
4 41 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.79%) Internet of Things
7 12 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
8 11 (1.52%) Data Integration
8 11 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.38%) IVR
10 9 (1.24%) Replication
11 6 (0.83%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.55%) PKI
12 4 (0.55%) Spread Betting
13 3 (0.41%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.41%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.28%) iPad
14 2 (0.28%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 66 (9.10%) Linux
2 58 (8.00%) Windows
3 36 (4.97%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.66%) Unix
7 11 (1.52%) Android
8 7 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.83%) Debian
9 6 (0.83%) Fedora
9 6 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.69%) CentOS
10 5 (0.69%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.14%) Solaris
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (15.45%) SIEM
2 70 (9.66%) Presales
3 65 (8.97%) Load Balancing
4 56 (7.72%) ITIL
4 56 (7.72%) Network Management
5 53 (7.31%) Network Monitoring
6 47 (6.48%) DDoS Mitigation
7 46 (6.34%) Change Management
8 44 (6.07%) Service Delivery
8 44 (6.07%) Vulnerability Management
9 39 (5.38%) Network Design
10 37 (5.10%) E-Commerce
11 36 (4.97%) Kalman Filter
12 34 (4.69%) Penetration Testing
13 33 (4.55%) Information Security
14 32 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
15 30 (4.14%) Incident Management
16 25 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 24 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
18 23 (3.17%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 41 (5.66%) SQL
2 34 (4.69%) Python
3 26 (3.59%) Perl
4 24 (3.31%) Ruby
5 14 (1.93%) C
6 13 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.41%) Java
7 3 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 459 (63.31%) Cisco Certification
2 324 (44.69%) CCNP
3 218 (30.07%) CCNA
4 140 (19.31%) CCIE
5 109 (15.03%) CCSE
6 84 (11.59%) Degree
7 78 (10.76%) CCSA
8 59 (8.14%) CISSP
9 55 (7.59%) Security Cleared
10 49 (6.76%) CCSP
11 37 (5.10%) SC Cleared
12 30 (4.14%) CISM
13 25 (3.45%) SSCP
14 19 (2.62%) CCIP
14 19 (2.62%) JNCIS
15 17 (2.34%) JNCIA
15 17 (2.34%) JNCIP
16 16 (2.21%) CCVP
16 16 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (1.93%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (5.66%) SLA
3 19 (2.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.38%) vSphere
5 8 (1.10%) XenApp
5 8 (1.10%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.55%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.41%) Firmware
7 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.14%) GPFS
9 1 (0.14%) RACF
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 13 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (0.97%) Nessus
4 6 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (0.69%) SCCM
6 4 (0.55%) Endace
6 4 (0.55%) RSA Security Analytics
7 3 (0.41%) Nagios
7 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.41%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.41%) SmoothWall
7 3 (0.41%) vMotion
8 2 (0.28%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.28%) Juniper STRM
8 2 (0.28%) yum
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 579 (79.86%) Cisco
2 365 (50.34%) CheckPoint
3 242 (33.38%) Juniper
4 236 (32.55%) Palo Alto
5 232 (32.00%) F5
6 77 (10.62%) HP
7 72 (9.93%) Riverbed
8 70 (9.66%) SolarWinds
9 59 (8.14%) Blue Coat
10 58 (8.00%) VMware
11 50 (6.90%) Fortinet
12 49 (6.76%) Meraki
13 47 (6.48%) Microsoft
14 44 (6.07%) Qualys
15 37 (5.10%) ArcSight
16 31 (4.28%) Intel Security
17 27 (3.72%) Brocade
18 25 (3.45%) Aruba
18 25 (3.45%) Citrix
18 25 (3.45%) Oracle
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £4,800
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £50000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + 10% on Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Pontypool, Gwent
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + On-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Posted: 24 days ago